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Team Finishing Inside the Penalty Area

By David Johnson Objective This session will focus on crossing and immediate finishing.  The focus needs to be on proper height, accuracy and direction of the cross and the quality and creativity of the finish. Communication including calling for the ball and what areas are open such as calling “switch” are critical. Set Up In

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Receiving Balls Outside the Penalty Area With Confidence

By Lawrence Fine, Author of the FineSoccer Coaching Bible.

Welcome to the Goalkeeping Newsletter. Todays’ featured activity works on receiving balls outside the 18 with confidence

Start with a keeper just outside the top of the 18. There are 5 gates spread out around the field.


A server starts at the midfield line and plays balls into the keeper. The server then calls a

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